fly - noun

  • two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
  • an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
  • (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
  • fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect

  • fly - verb

    • travel through the air; be airborne
    • move quickly or suddenly
    • operate an airplane
    • transport by aeroplane
    • cause to fly or float
    • be dispersed or disseminated
    • change quickly from one emotional state to another
    • pass away rapidly
    • travel in an airplane
    • display in the air or cause to float
    • run away quickly
    • travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
    • hit a fly
    • decrease rapidly and disappear

    fly - adjective

    • (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked

    fly - thesaurus

    aviate   fell   flee   pilot   rainfly   tent-fly   vanish   vaporize American English spelling   wing  

    View spelling list y on the end and learn about the word fly in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

    View spelling list Change y to i and learn about the word fly in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 9. Suffixes: why we need to double letters, change them, or drop 'e'.

    Other Spellzone word lists: Animals, Insects

    Scrabble score for fly

    Scrabble score = 9

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